Patricia Anne Nordstrom

Patricia Anne Nordstrom

  • Instructional Designer
330 Innovation Park
Room 105 EEE

University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • eLearning
  • Online asynchronous and synchronous learning
  • Online authoring software
  • Adult Learning theory


  • BS in Agronomy, Penn State
  • M.Ed. in Extension Education, Penn State
  • D.Ed. in Instructional Systems, Penn State

Patty served as an Instructional Designer with Penn State for over twelve years. Prior to joining the Academic Digital Education team, Patty worked for Penn State’s IT Learning and Development. During Patty’s time in ITLD, she has contributed to many projects including the transition from ANGEL to Canvas. In addition, she has developed and delivered training on Excel, Qualtrics, iTwo, and various additional software. She spent two years on the SIMBA project team where she planned and developed a variety of resources to support the implementation of this new tool. When she returned to ITLD in 2021 she continued to work closely with the SIMBA project to develop training resources.  

In her free time, Patty enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering with Nittany Beagle Rescue. She an avid Penn State football fan.